Learn more about our keynote speakers at the 2015 Summer seminars
Professor Åke Olofsson, Umeå University (Sweden)
Åke Olofsson is a professor in psychology at Umeå University. His research areas are, among others, childrens phonological awareness in relation to their reading development, longitude studies of the relationship between language, cognition, reading- writing difficulties and dyslexia. He is also a board member of the Swedish Dyslexia foundation.
Professor Rod Nicolson, University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Professor Rod I Nicolson is a professor in psychology, Dean of the Faculty of Pure Science at the University of Sheffield since 2005, Executive Editor of Dyslexia and an active researcher. His research interests are in dyslexia and developmental learning disabilities. He has published over 100 articles, book chapters and software systems.
Professor John Stein, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)
John Frederick Stein PhD CBiol FIBiol FRCPath FMedSci is a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, where he holds a Professorship in physiology. He has research interests in the neurological basis of dyslexia. (Source: Wikipedia)
Torbjörn Lundgren, Author (Sweden)
Torbjörn Lundgren, born 1949 in Stockholm, Sweden, is a Swedish author specializing in reading and writing difficulties, dyslexia, language and thinking. He is, himself, a dyslectic. His debut novel was "Demonstranterna" (the protesters) in 1988 about the Swedish anti Vietnam war movement. Since then he has written several books about dyslexia together with reports and papers for Swedish organisations and authorities. He is a frequently hired speaker and lecturer. (Source: Wikipedia)
He is also a board member at the Swedish Dyslexia Association